DataPortability Conferences

Catch the DataPortability discussion continued at upcoming conferences…

April 15-17: The Next Web – Amsterdam

I will be on an Alumni panel. The exact topic is yet determined but count on it being overarching and focused on the changes to the social web over the last year. Joining us on the panel will . . . → Read More: DataPortability Conferences

Forget Open Standards

Forget Open Standards…

Well, sort of. To date, the DataPortability project has often referred to its vision as “Open Standards based Data Portability”.

The problem, though, is that people don’t get why Open Standards are so important. Some even think that we’re advocating open standards for the sake of open standards. In . . . → Read More: Forget Open Standards

Extended Landscape Diagram

Following on from the previous post, here is an extended diagram that shows a number of new elements.

data portability landscape – extended diagram

The new elements on this extended diagram are:

3 unfilled boxes. Standardized EULA, Standardized User Experience, Standardized Business Logic. These are the 3 open opportunities/challenges for the community moving . . . → Read More: Extended Landscape Diagram

The data portability Landscape – An update

Given the recent intense activity around data portability (Announcements from Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo etc) and the impending end of the year, I thought it opportune to summarize the data portability landscape from my personal perspective and the perspective of the DataPortability Project.

The data portability Landscape Diagram

2008 was called “The year . . . → Read More: The data portability Landscape – An update

Welcome to the Official DataPortability Blog

Welcome to the Official DataPortability blog.

It’s run by the DataPortability Communications Action Group. It’s guided by the ratified Blog Charter. A call for bloggers was put out on the Communications Google Group and the General Google Group. More bloggers will be recruited over time.

As the Blog Charter states, the purpose of this . . . → Read More: Welcome to the Official DataPortability Blog